5elementknitr thinks I’m a rockin’ blogger!
So, 5 blogs I love? Well, hers. Does that count? Mostly I like these because there is a bit of a geeky nature to them, that often unusual things are posted (alpaca castration? snapping turtle mating? t-shirts with ancient sumerian and latin sayings? these, folks are things you can find on knitting blogs!)
Stumbling over Chaos. She’s the contest connection! And very nice as well.
Big Geek (from Syracuse, where I used to live!)
Oh, no, that’s 5 already! These were the ‘geekiest’, but there are others that I really enjoy…and you know who you are because I’m stopping by and commenting all the time! And there are others that I catch only once in a while, because, really, I could probably spend all my time on the computer, and when would I knit?
Pogonia ophioglossoides, rose pogonia
This picture was shamelessly grabbed from dh’s folder! It grows in boggy places, should be flowering about now. It’s not rare in Maine. And, contrary to what most people think, all orchids are not protected in Maine. Not even the rare ones. In some other nearby states, like Massachusetts, the plant list is regulatory. Not so here. Plants, even rare ones, are more or less considered the private property of the landholder. The landholders in Maine that own the most land are the private industrial timber companies. We can go on their land to do plant and community surveys, but you can bet that if the list was regulatory, they’d never let us on! Some are better than others, some take to heart management recommendations, others not so much. OK, too much like work! Sorry!